Tomás and the Library Lady


April 4 – April 28, 2017

Tomás escapes the heat and finds thousands of books! A true story told in both English and Spanish.

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Some relationships are so special they have the power to change lives forever. Tomás, the son of migrant workers, spends long, hot days in the fields harvesting crops. But when he meets a kind librarian, she helps him find escape from the heat in the form of thousands of books. Soon his imagination takes off and Tomás discovers a surprising world filled with dinosaurs, tigers, and limitless possibilities. Through the magic of theater and songs, this heartwarming story illustrates the power of imagination, self-respect, and positive encouragement.

A play with both Spanish and English based on the inspiring true story of Mexican-American author and educator, Tomás Rivera.

Tomás & the Library Lady emphasizes empathy and a stronger understanding of our shared values.

 

Dates & Times
April 4 – April 28, 2017
Tuesdays through Fridays at 9:45 and 11:45am
(Sign Interpreted Performance: 4/13 at 11:45am)

Location
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland

Grade Recommendation
K-4

Run time
60 minutes with no intermission

Ticket Prices
$7.25 (all seating areas)
Balance Due: 2/10/2017


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TOMÁS AND THE LIBRARY LADY by Pat Mora. Adapted for the stage by José Cruz González. Used with permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd. Copyright © 1997. All Rights Reserved.